ICTP-SAIFR Science Journalism Fellowship

The ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research (ICTP-SAIFR, www.ictp-saifr.org ) announces the opening of two FAPESP science journalism fellowships to begin in 2021.

The fellowship is offered to applicants who have been accepted in or have completed a course of Introduction to Science Journalism.

The FAPESP science journalism fellowship (http://www.fapesp.br/47 ) is for 6 months with possible extension for up to 12 months, and the monthly tax-free salary depends on the background of the approved candidate (http://www.fapesp.br/3162). The ICTP-SAIFR will offer one JC II fellowship (R$ 2.043,00) for applicants with an undergraduate degree, and one JC IV fellowship (R$ 7,373.10) for applicants with a PhD degree.

The fellowship holder will be expected to write texts in English and Portuguese for ICTP-SAIFR´s blog, interview researchers and ICTP-SAIFR visitors, write articles for newspapers (e.g. Jornal da UNESP, Folha de São Paulo, etc.) and publish material in social media.

Review of applications will begin in August 2021 and will continue until the positions have been filled. Although there is no strict deadline, applications before August 10, 2021 are recommended. Candidates can apply by filling out the online application form HERE.